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Plaza San Martin, Lima

(4.1/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
The centerpiece of the World Heritage-listed city center, Plaza San Martin boasts monumental architecture and a central monument erected in honor of national hero Jose de San Martin. Designed to commemorate a century of Peruvian independence, the plaza features nicely presented gardens linking up various monuments with San Martin's central statue. The Baroque look of the surrounding buildings is in keeping with the Neocolonial style of the plaza itself, with grand structures cornering off the public space. Our Lima trip itinerary builder makes visiting Plaza San Martin and other Lima attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Shows the past and present of our country, with buildings and colonial and modern buildings in its design, is the place preferred by national and foreign tourists, is reference point for gatherings of friends and family, always is full of tourists and visitors.
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  • actually is not so much to see there because is kinda boring and the same thing of lima structures, nothing good.  more »
  • visit it and I found it very nice, there is what most caught my attention is the history of the flame over the head of the statue that represents justice and safety (try to see well over his head) I recommend it
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  • This place is awesome 👌there is statue of a man in a horse with sword ready for battle which I imagine he did something great, besides that there is restaurants, museums such as - Museo Andres Del Castillo,regular entrance s10 half for students s 5 go there you gonna have a blast there is a room with ultraviolet light that allows you to see the minerals in a colorful glowing way, plus you will learn of Chancay's culture which practiced, fishing, tailoring, agriculture and more oh and try some sweet potatoes chips recommended, they are only s1.50 there not sold in a store usually are little stands selling them
  • One of Lima´s main squares. Lots of services around the square, including Bolivarcito an awesome bar to drink Pisco sour
  • Beautiful, crowded, feel insecure. Worth visit but I didn't feel comfortable for taking pictures.
  • Quite large square park with grass and a few trees, which is rare in Lima; excellent cheap restaurants appreciated by the local population in the streets around.
  • Keiko no va